Lester Elementary School (Closed 2021)

1970 Lester Highway
Lester, WV 25865
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lester Elementary School served 156 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20-29% (which was lower than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 30-39% (which was lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 7% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the West Virginia state average of 11% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
156 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
20-29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lester Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
30-39%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lester Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lester Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lester Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
3%
4%
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White
93%
89%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lester Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lester Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lester Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lester Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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